WOW…I’m so happy that Nas is choosing to step up and be a voice of change for his people..wish more influential celebs would do the same!!! Asante Sana!
Nas (pictured) isn’t holding his tongue with regards to Eric Garner and police brutality, as evidenced in a recent GQinterview.
“Unfortunately, I’m not surprised cops are still murdering people. But I am surprised that the law enforcement did not do the correct thing with illegal chokeholds. A chokehold because of a man stating his piece—telling them he didn’t do anything. An illegal chokehold!” the Queens rapper said about Garner.
According to Nas, whose real name is Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, many people are afraid to stand up for what’s right. However, they need to overcome that fear to elicit change.
“I’m waiting for people to stop being scared,” he added. “Mainly whites in power and in government, to not be scared of the race issue. Not be scared to say, ‘This is wrong, and this has to change.’ Not be scared to do what’s right.”
Unfortunately, the legendary…
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